Analysis of a giant new galaxy survey made with ESO's VLT Survey Telescope in Chile suggests that dark matter may be less dense and more smoothly distributed throughout space.
The Milky Way galaxy may have a clean and "tidy" galactic neighbor. Researchers have gotten a closer look at IC1613, a dwarf galaxy in the constellation of Cetus.
The discovery of a metal-poor star, a rare relic from the Milky Way is shedding new light on the early universe.
A newly installed instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope may tell scientists quite a bit about black holes.
Space and astronomy had some of the most interesting discoveries in 2015. Here are some of interesting astronomical discoveries and observations during 2015.